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Five children drown

Five children drown

Five children drowned in Mosope River (Moshupa) yesterday in the late afternoon.

Zodwa during Millitary Festival fest in Rasesa...PIC.KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Stripteasing raises debate as police hunt for Zodwa

No one could ignore Zodwa Wabantu during the past festive season as she broke the Internet. In one of the local concerts, she could be seen taking off her underwear during a performance. She was one of the most booked performers in Botswana this past festive season and most of her fans wanted to see and others notably touch her. She was a darling for event promoters because they knew very well that she would pull crowds to their shows. South African Reality TV star and dancer, Zodwa, sold out shows in Botswana. But this came at a cost in the end as the Botswana Police Service (BPS) came growling with a warrant of arrest issued against her. 

Welheminah Maswabi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

DIS, Butterfly head for another bruising legal tussle

The drama between the Directorate of Intelligence and Security (DIS) and its former spy officer, Welheminah ‘Butterfly’ Maswabi seems to be brewing again as they are now headed for another round of tussle at the courts.

Cabinet room PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Ministries poised for major shake-up

A major shake-up of ministries and parastatals is reportedly set for this year with some being merged and others to be split as part of President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s RESET agenda aimed at the alignment of government to the transformation objective and new priorities.

Changes in the air: Molao’s Basic Education ministry could be split into other ministries

Ministries poised for major shake-up

A major shake-up of ministries and parastatals is reportedly set for this year with some being merged and others to be split as part of President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s RESET agenda...

Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

BDP stalwarts jostle for positions

The fight for the soul of the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has reignited yet another gruelling political brouhaha as party diehards position themselves ahead of the party’s elective congress in a date yet to be determined.

Khama PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Doubts about Khama’s return

Even though former president Ian khama has dismissed rumours that he is seeking asylum in South Africa, his delayed return to Botswana is beginning to raise eyebrows, more than two months later.

Sesinyi PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Gaps in gov’t comms as Sesinyi exits

After almost three years as Permanent Secretary, Government Communications in the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Andrew Sesinyi’s contract came to an end.

CIPA offices PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

New law to publicly expose ‘hidden investors’

New amendments to the Companies Act will make the identity of beneficial owners of companies publicly available as part of an effort to stamp out money laundering and other criminal behaviour, Mmegi has established. The amendments are part of 16 bills the 'emergency' sitting of Parliament is scheduled to debate on January 24.

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